Category Archives: Security Knowledge

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Security Knowledge [May, 23, 2017]

Botnets: Dawn of the connected dead

Botnets control PCs and IoT devices to take down major websites and wreak havoc online. Are you among them?

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Security Knowledge [May, 11, 2017]

Jaff ransomware: The new Locky?

The Emsisoft Lab analyses the latest ransomware threat: What is Jaff ransomware, and how to prevent becoming a victim?

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Security Knowledge [May, 1, 2017]

Spotlight on Ransomware: How ransomware works

Part two of our ‘Spotlight in Ransomware’ series covers the changes ransomware makes to your system once it made its way in. How does ransomware work? Learn more here.

Security Knowledge [Apr, 22, 2017]

Women in science: cyber security and the gender gap

For this Earth Day in support of March for Science, we sit down with Elise and Sarah – two women making their mark in the Emsisoft Malware Lab

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Security Knowledge [Apr, 19, 2017]

Common phishing scams and how to prevent them

Phishing scams are getting more and more sophisticated every day. In this post, we show you the most common phishing scams and how to spot them.

Security Knowledge [Apr, 11, 2017]

Mobile malware targets Android users

Your mobile phone is the journal of your digital life. Who is reading yours? Emsisoft explores mobile malware and the best ways for you to prevent it.

Enterprise, Product, Security Knowledge [Apr, 4, 2017]

How-to: Administrator’s guide to remote management of Emsisoft Anti-Malware

Whether you are an administrator for your organization’s IT infrastructure, a value-added reseller (VAR) or an antivirus enthusiast, you will enjoy the new convenience features of Emsisoft Enterprise Console.

Security Knowledge [Mar, 30, 2017]

Spotlight on Ransomware: Common infection methods

Part one in our ‘Spotlight on Ransomware’ series focuses on common ransomware infection methods with practical steps to protect your data.

Security Knowledge [Mar, 28, 2017]

Emsisoft explores the worst passwords of 2016

Find the worst passwords of the year and how to manage them correctly.

Emsisoft News, Product, Security Knowledge [Feb, 28, 2017]

New in 2017.2: Faster software startup and more

The Emsisoft 2017.2 product update brings speed improvements when restarting the software, better Windows Security Center integration, new scan settings options and more.

Emsisoft News, Security Knowledge [Feb, 28, 2017]

Emsisoft feature highlight: Exclusions for scanning and monitoring

Emsisoft’s sophisticated Exclusions feature helps power users and admins to customize monitoring and scanning requirements using wildcards and environmental variables.

Emsisoft News, Security Knowledge [Feb, 17, 2017]

Emsisoft reverses and decrypts Hermes ransomware in real-time

Emsisoft CTO and Head of our Malware Research Lab, Fabian Wosar, cracks Hermes Ransomware by attacking the encryption generator.

Security Knowledge [Feb, 16, 2017]

How to remove ransomware the right way: A step-by-step guide

Been infected with ransomware? Don’t panic! Follow our step-by-step guide to identify and remove ransomware.

Security Knowledge [Feb, 13, 2017]

Don’t spread the love: Valentine’s Day scams to look out for

Stay safe online this Valentine’s Day. These are the top three scams to look out for.

Security Knowledge [Feb, 8, 2017]

Spring clean your PC in 5 simple steps and prevent malware

Emsisoft brings you five simple steps to spring clean your Windows computer and keep it free from malware.

Alerts & Outbreaks, Security Knowledge [Jan, 10, 2017]

From Darknet with Love: Meet Spora Ransomware

Meet the newest ransomware family that adopts sophisticated encryption techniques and modern commercial models in its quest for riches.

Emsisoft News, Security Knowledge [Dec, 29, 2016]

2016 Recap: Internet security trends and developments

It was the year when ransomware went from wide spread to epidemic dimensions, but Emsisoft is here to help. Our version 12 protection software series introduced a number of valuable improvements that help you fight all types of malware.

Security Knowledge [Dec, 26, 2016]

Hacked abandoned webservers: The invisible helpers for malware authors

Abandoned websites have become the breeding ground for malware injection and ransomware infection. Users and admins alike, here’s what you need to know.